Shatter Silence is a metal band from ancient and beautiful Osaka. They started in 2008, as 4-pieces band playing melodic death metal in the underground scene in Japan. Their debut album “Opening Of The End” had a lot positive responses from metal fans of the world. Now the band is preparing a new mini-album; “Glory Will […]
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AA=(aaequal) (or All Animals Are Equal) is Takeshi Ueda‘s solo project who formerly played bass for well-known The Mad Capsule Markets. After the break of The Mad Capsule Markets Ueda started his own band bringing a lot of his former band sound into his new melodies. AA= is an experimental fusion of rock, industrial and […]
coldrain is a Japanese band with “world” sound, and their melodious and emotional songs with perfect English lyrics makes them known not only in Japan but in many other countries, too. coldrain was formed in 2007 in Nagoya with 5 members: Masato – vocal, RxYxO (Ryo) – bass, Katsuma – drums, and Y.K.C (Yokochi) and […]
Sainkho Namtchylak came from the little republic of Russia called Tuva, and she brought her own ethnic roots to the world of jazz and fusion music. She has a unique voice with a range of seven octaves. Sainkho started solo career in 1987. Taking a part in international concerts in such musical directions as: folk […]
Yasunori Matsuda is a very busy person. Along with his multiple projects, he remixes music and collaborates with many musicians – Such as well known DJ Tsuyoshi and Juno Reactor, and world famous SUGIZO (X-JAPAN, LUNASEA and JUNO REACTOR). His music is unique and harmonic, balancing between dance electronic tunes and guitar rock sounds.
Vietnamese music scene is very little known in the world. But you can find there many interesting and great music projects. And post-rock band Time Keeper is one of them. They started activity only few month ago trying to show people another side of modern culture of Vietnam. If you are in love with beautiful and […]
Let me introduce another extraordinary music project from Japan – sfpr. This rock duet was born in 2010, and influenced by the world rock and pop music, they started to create their own sound. A little bit of light, a little bit of dance, a little bit of experimental, their music give you very different […]
Jaurim (???, ???, meaning “Purple Rainforest”) is a rock band from Seoul, South Korea. They had performed in the indie scene before 1997, and became major with their first released single “Hey Hey Hey”. They have released eight full-length albums, three unofficial albums, two original soundtrack singles, one original soundtrack EP (which was released as […]
The Korea band was formed in Saint-Petersburg, Russia, in 2003. They started under the name “Korea” as metalcore/post-hardcore band and reached success on territory of Russia fast. But after a little break and joining of new vocalist Ilya Sannikov band changed their conception, name and musical style to djent and progressive metal with their latest […]
AtomA is a Swedish post metal / progressive atmospheric metal band. Band consists of ex-members of another known band Slumber. Their music is like another step in modern music development. They are trying to mix many genres saving unique atmosphere of each melody. Few days ago band released their debut album “Skylight”. Do not lose […]
Band was formed in 2001 in Russia under name «???????» by four school friends: Nikita « Shatenew» Shatenev (vocal, guitar), Igor «Lackryx» Likarenko (bass, MC), Alexander Grechushkin (guitar) and Grigory «Green» Archipov (drums). With this line-up band released their first demo-album (only 500 copies) «????? ??????????????? ?????????????» in 2002, that included 13 songs. All CDs […]
Born in Hiroshima, Kashiwa Daisuke (???) started off as the composer and guitarist of post-rock band yodaka in 2001. Being inspired by the band’s psychedelic sound due to a post-rock approach, and by Maurizio Bianchi, he started a solo project in 2004.
Merzbow (?????) is a noise project created in 1979 by Masami Akita (?? ??). In the earlier days Merzbow was acting as band, nowadays, Masami Akita is the only member. During all-time activity Merzbow has released over 350 recordings. That was his solo works, side-projects and a lot of works recorded in collaboration with many […]
In 1996, Yasunori Matsuda “MACCHO” and Yasushi Yamazaki “OSHO” started up their new music band named UNI. They used new musical conception in their songs with unique mixture of trance, techno and rock music. In the beginning of activity they participated various big and small outdoor festivals, rave-parties all over Japan. They attracted the most […]
(plug)INSIDE-OUT is a 5-pieces band from Tokyo. Their music is mixture of alternative rock with electronic 90’s style tunes. Hard, fast and melodic. They just released their debut mini-album and waiting for your attention. Make sound louder, enjoy and dance. (plug)INSIDE-OUT are Kaoru – Vocal, usA – Guitar & Programming, Shotaro – Guitar, Shin – […]
The Bells of Nirvana was formed in the beginning of 2011 and simply is a husband-wife duo of Vitaly and Irina from Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Musicians play mainly ethereal-oriented ambient with meditative influences. Slow, atmospheric and a little otherworldly sounds from cold and foggy nothern city.
?? Kri-Sigh is rock duo from Tokyo. And when I met them near Shibuya station it wouldn’t be able to pass by them. Magic light space rock sound attracted attention right away. Unobtrusive melody was so mellifluous and it’s making you relax and just enjoy their music.
Do you like old good metal? Then you can try five-piece band from Tokyo named Dominate Over. Heavy metal guitar riffs with light thrash metal influences and dirty screaming vocal, hard 80’s style sound – this can describe their music in few words. Recommend for all metalheads.
GARI is a Japanese electro rock band, formed in 1997 in Tokyo, Japan. The band was formed as sessional unit with three members: Yutaka Dokko – Guitars, Naoki Fujimoto – Bass and Kei Kusakabe – Drums. Later, vocalist YOW-ROW joined. They debuted on the independent label Deadstocksandwich Records in 1999 with first maxi-single “BRAINSHOOTER”.
iambic² (or iambic) is amazing solo-project from England. Guy Andrews aka iambic is young talented musician and producer playing beautiful and atmospheric ambient music with post-rock and jazz influences. Started in 2007 he did already few releases, he took part in many European events and continue to win the audience.
aozoa is alternative metal band with female vocalist from Japan. Band was formed by DaTURA’s ex-vocalist Cathy and now you can to continue enjoying her beautiful and recognizable voice in aozoa’s song. Their music is full of unique sound that you can find only in Japanese alternative music.
Uneven Structure is French technical post-metal band with atmospheric and heavy sound. Some time ago band released their first full-album “Februus”. This conceptual album you can listen to take your breath: melodic and charming parts are changing by hard-sounded and emotional riffs. It’ s like a roller coaster, you’re falling down and going up at […]
Khola Cosmica is a Japanese band with a deep and a little drowned sound of doom metal heritage. It’s a psychedelic stoner rock sound with penetrating and dark atmosphere of doom metal. If you like such bands as Church of Misery, Green Machine and Electric Wizard, then you can take a chance to hear another great […]
Starting out in mid 2005, Caracal is climbing up on the musical summit step by step. Perhaps not so fast, but with confidence. They already was with tour in China, had big performance in Canada. And who knows, maybe they will go with concerts and in your city soon. And then you’ll have a chance to […]